Hot mocha smoothie


Makes 1

15g dark chocolate, chopped
250ml milk, or unsweetened almond milk

30ml espresso or 1 tsp instant coffee stirred together with 2 tbsp water
3 tbsp rolled oats
½ a ripe, medium banana
1 tsp chia seeds
2 tbsp water

  1. Place the dark chocolate in a jug and add the milk and coffee. Microwave until the mixture is warm and the chocolate has melted, stirring every 30 seconds or so.
  2. Place the oats, banana, chia seeds and water in a smoothie maker or blender. Add a small splash of the chocolate milk mixture.
  3. Whizz for one minute until the oats and chia seeds are completely ground.
  4. Return the rest of the milk mixture to the microwave and heat further until hot, without letting it boil.
  5. Pour the blended oat mix into a travel cup and stir in the chocolate milk.

Per Serving

350kcals, 12.8g fat (6.7g saturated), 48g carbs (26.7g sugars), 13.3g protein, 5.7g fibre, 0.14g sodium